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Nuphaea

Genus Nuphaea Gee, David W. Taylor Int. J. Pl. Sci., 180(7): 726. 31 Jul 2019
Name
Nuphaea
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Gee C. T. Taylor D. W.  
Publication
An extinct transitional leaf genus of Nymphaeaceae from the Eocene Lake at Messel, Germany: Nuphaea engelhardtii Gee et David W. Taylor gen. et sp. nov. [2019/7]
Journal
International Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume
180
Issue
7
Page number
726
Year
2019
Parent Taxon
[Family] Nymphaeaceae
Fossil Status
leaves
Type
Nuphaea engelhardtii
Diagnosis
Leaves simple, macrophyllous; leaf outline ovate; petiolar attachment eccentric peltate; thick medial primary vein narrowing distally; secondary vein category weak brochidodromous to cladodromous; secondary veins extending off the midvein with a straight course and intermittently irregularly spaced; cordate base support veins both agrophic and other unlooped; epimedial tertiary category percurrent, mixed opposite and alternate; tertiary and epimedial tertiary course variable; vein count around 20, but variable.
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